The Dawn Of The AC40
It's a go for the AC40 - the first boat is off the production line and Emirates Team New Zealand have been out on the water (skippered by Australian Nathan Outteridge on secondment from SailGP).
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Emirates Team NZL - How To Sail The AC40
The first AC40 has been put through a rigorous but ultimately satisfactory commissioning process by Emirates Team New Zealand over the past few weeks since it’s maiden sail on the 21st of September. But where do you start in learning how to sail such a cutting-edge and high-performance yacht? A g...
222.4km:h - Wind Powered World Land S...
‘Horonuku’ named by Ngāti Whātua Ōrākei meaning ‘gliding swiftly across the land’ did exactly that and was clocked at 222.4km/h in 22 knots of windspeed on Lake Gairdner in South Australia. (CC Available)
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Emirates Team NZL - AC40 Crash - Test...
Emirates Team New Zealand buried the bow of their AC40 while testing in waves on Auckland’s Hauraki Gulf, which resulted in damage to the forward sections of the hull and deck structure. While the on-water team was recovering the yacht and returning to dock, the team’s engineers immediately began...